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Coping with Cancer Through the Law

In sponsorship with the Legal Information Network for Cancer (LINC), the School of Law's Health Law Society and American Constitution Society for Law and Policy present "Coping with Cancer Through the Law," a CLE opportunity on Saturday, Nov. 5 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Moot Courtroom.
This all-day session will offer 5.5 hours of CLE credit (including 2 hours of ethics credit), and will train students and practitioners to write wills, power of attorneys, advance medical directives, social security disability claims, and to act ethically when assisting clients with medical issues.

The program cost is:

  • $80 per person
  • $40 for current LINC volunteers
  • $40 for new LINC volunteers who commit to working with 2 LINC referrals
  • Free to law students.

Breakfast, lunch, and all CLE materials are included with the registration.

Register here. 

Conference Schedule

8-8:45 p.m. Registration

8:45-9 a.m. Welcome—Professor Ann Hodges

9-9:30 a.m. Opening Remarks: The Uniqueness of the Cancer Patient as a Client—Dr. Tamara Orr

9:30-10:30 a.m. Power of Attorney & Advance Medical Directive—Deborah Costello

10:30-10:40 a.m. Break

10:40 a.m.-noon Wills—Virginia Grigg

Noon-12:30 Lunch

12:30-1:35 p.m. SSDI—Dean Marcus

1:35-1:45 p.m. Break

1:45-3:45 p.m. Ethics & Confidentiality Issues—Paul Saunders

3:45-4 p.m. Closing Remarks